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Portofino Beach Inn - Encinitas

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  • Excellent32%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible32%
  • 8 Aug 2018
    “Very old and run down”
  • 8 Jul 2018
    “Old, dirty and depressing”
186 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3251 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
2 Star accommodation
7 Oct8 Oct
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

The hotel has a good location, but the beds were highly uncomfortable, the TV did not work (not a big deal for us), and the accommodations were very run down. It was a bit loud due to traffic, but not too terrible. The staff was...More

Thank Stacy F
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

This is worse than the worst reviews. Had to book last minute to cover a few days before our rental started. My son working in the area with no car and this was only available place holiday week. The comforters smelled like - I’ll call...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Horrible experience. Was charged for room we did not stay in. Furniture was from 20 yrs ago, room and bed had bugs, got bitten in 20 mins. Carpets were worn and needed tightening or replacement. Ceiling had water damage above room tub,so tub was not...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

1) cigarette hole burn on bedsheet (it's a no smoking hotel) 2) low water pressure 3) refrigerator wasn't on and is loud 4) mushy bed 5) thin walls and can hear other guests and cars- loud and obnoxious guests in middle of night outside- not...More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Room was seriously outdated and smelly. Furniture looked like it was purchased at a flea market about 20 years ago. The wood was warped and peeling. Carpet was worn down and bubbling. The room smelled like very strong cleaner. The lady at the front desk...More

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Portofino Beach Inn - Encinitas is located 18 miles from San Diego Airport and 25 miles from downtown San Diego. Along the historic stretch of Hwy 101 and just blocks from the Legendary Moonlight Beach, the hotel ...More stands as a hidden treasure for those travelers seeking a comfortable beach-life accommodations at an affordable price. The Mediterranean-inspired rooms are unique among all others in the area. The Hotel offers complimentary WIFI and HBO & Showtime TV, before leaving in the morning come join us for a "cup of Joe" and pastries. The hotel is convenient to many area dining and shopping. Long known for its coastal views and nostalgic feel, this oceanfront community of Encinitas provides the ideal backdrop for the Portofino Beach Inn. Our motto is to provide Clean Comfortable rooms with COURTEOUS services at AFFORDABLE prices. Helping our guests to have an enjoyable experience while they are away from home is the goal for everyone working here at Portofino Beach Inn - Encinitas. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$69 - US$216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Quality Inn & Suites North Coast
Also Known As
Quality Inn & Suites North Coast Hotel Encinitas
Quality Inn And Suites North Coast
Quality Inn North Coast
Quality Inn Encinitas
Encinitas Quality Inn
United States > California > Encinitas
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John C
5 March 2015|
Response from Dallas K | Property representative |
Hi John C, We just finished with the remodel of the lobby and are starting in rooms this week. We have also put brand new bedding and sheets in each of our rooms. We look forward to hosting your stay.
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"Hard to say. I guess ask for a north facing upper floor."
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"Rooms on third level are great!"
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"Room near the back looks forward ocean. Also closer to bigger parking spaces."
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"If you have difficulty with stairs insist upon a ground floor room. We were told they only had two and they..."
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